New Year Brings New Area Code To The Sacramento AreaStarting this year, the 279 area code will be overlayed into 916 area code territory, and that means everyone will need to dial 10 digits when calling any number.
AT&T Hit With $100M Fine For Allegedly Misleading Customers About Unlimited DataAT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount. The company says it will fight the charges.
Study: Steady Cell Phone Use Leads To Spikes In Blood PressureSeeing spikes in blood pressure? It could be attributed to the consistent use of cell phones.
Cell Phones Banned On The Course At U.S. Open In San FranciscoWith practice rounds underway at the U.S. Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, the United States Golf Association is banning cellphones on the course for the thousands of spectators in attendance.
Brown Signs Bill Banning Cell Phones In PrisonsThousands of prisoners, including Charles Manson, have been found with cellphones in California prisons, but it's now illegal for prison employees and others to smuggle the mobile devices to state inmates, after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he had signed a bill making it a misdemeanor.
Bill Increases Fines For Use Of Phone While DrivingNearly three years after California made it illegal to use a hand-held cell phone while driving, the state Senate on Monday approved a bill that would increase fines for texting or using a hand-held cell phone while driving.
Gov. Brown Orders 48K State Cell Phones To Be Turned InAs part of deep state spending cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered state agency department heads to collect and turn in 48,000 government-paid cell phones by June 1, 2011.
Cell Phone Smash And Grab Suspect Arrested A suspect wanted for a smash and grab robbery in Sacramento Tuesday morning has been arrested.